Plant Care Pincushion Peperomia
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Pincushion Peperomia

4.2 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Pincushion Peperomia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Pincushion Peperomia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Peperomia ferreyrae
Peperomia
Piperaceae
Piperales

What other plant parents say

Pincushion Peperomia has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 4
Pincushion Peperomia has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Pincushion Peperomia has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
Pincushion Peperomia has a Easy to propagate plant personality Easy to propagate 1
Pincushion Peperomia has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 1
Pincushion Peperomia has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
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@Lalawilk365
McKinney, TX
Rating of the plant Pincushion Peperomia named Zane by Lalawilk365 on Greg, the plant care app
03/10/2021

This plant is strange and interesting all in one. Loves to be watered on schedule, requires lots of light, easy to propagate, and leave can call off easily.

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@Lilyyandow
Bedford, NH
Rating of the plant Pincushion Peperomia named LiloStitch by Lilyyandow on Greg, the plant care app
02/16/2021

an odd looking plant but i’ve had no problems with it, only thing i can say is it hasn’t grown noticeably quick

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@Im_not_mimi
Kendall West, FL
Rating of the plant Pincushion Peperomia named Noodle by Im_not_mimi on Greg, the plant care app
03/04/2021

Easy put it in well draining soil and well draining pot

How to care for Pincushion Peperomia

Water

How often to water your Pincushion Peperomia

Water needs for Pincushion Peperomia
0.5 cups
every 9

Pincushion Peperomia needs 0.5 cups of water every 9 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Pincushion Peperomia

Water 0.5 cups every
9

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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A plant's growing potential is determined from its location, the time of year, and current local weather.

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Finding light for Pincushion Peperomia in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Pincushion Peperomia: 3ft from a window
3ft or less from
a window

Pincushion Peperomia may have difficulty thriving, and will drop leaves 🍃, without ample sunlight.

Place it less than 3 feet from a south-facing window to maximize the potential for growth.

Select your city to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Pincushion Peperomia in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Pincushion Peperomia

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Pincushion Peperomia: repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Pincushion Peperomia after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

Care Summary for Pincushion Peperomia

Pincushion Peperomia

Pincushion Peperomia


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 9 days

Placement

< 3ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

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